Talus

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Talus
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Biography and appearance
RaceHuman
GenderMale
AffiliationBrotherhood of Steel
RoleTraining supervisor
RankSenior Paladin
LocationLost Hills
Dialogue FileTALUS.MSG
Gameplay
QuestsRescue Initiate from the Hub.
Statistics
SPECIALStrength: 8
Perception: 7
Endurance: 7
Charisma: 6
Intelligence: 6
Agility: 9
Luck: 6
Derived StatsHit points: 95
Armor class: 39
Action points: 9
Carry weight: 225
Unarmed damage: 0
Melee damage: 3
Sequence: 14
Healing rate: 2
Experience points: 250
Normal DT/DR: 10/60%
Laser DT/DR: 10/70%
Fire DT/DR: 10/60%
Plasma DT/DR: 8/40%
Electrical DT/DR: 8/40%
EMP DT/DR: 15/50%
Explode DT/DR: 10/50%
Tag SkillsSmall Guns: 81%
Big Guns: 58%
Energy Weapons: 78%
Unarmed: 104%
Melee Weapons: 84%
Throwing: 76%
Technical
Proto id00000126 (Talus)
 
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Quiet, don't make me bring Rhombus in here. He'll whup all your asses.

Senior Paladin Talus is the second-in-command of Head Paladin Rhombus,[1] stationed at Lost Hills in Fallout.

Background[edit | edit source]

Talus is one of the hardest working members of the Brotherhood, responsible for keeping Initiates in line and focused on their training. He usually oversees training classes on the first level of the Brotherhood and makes sure the Initiates pay attention. The threat of Head Paladin Rhombus coming in to deal with frivolity or spending a night on perimeter patrol seem to work well. Talus is, in fact, close friends with Rhombus, whom he also considers to be a mentor, idol, and father figure.[2]

As his deputy, he is also able to authorize withdrawals from the store room, up to and including suits of T-51 power armor. He is also responsible for assigning scout missions. Talus was responsible for sending out scouts to the northern wastes that failed to return. As a result, he's under particular scrutiny from his superiors.[3]

Interactions with the player character[edit | edit source]

Interactions overview[edit | edit source]

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This character starts quests.

Quests[edit | edit source]

Inventory[edit | edit source]

auto
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Apparel
Power armor
(non-lootable)
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Weapon
Rockwell Minigun + 100 x 5mm AP
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Carried items
2 stimpaks
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Drops on death
empty

Appearances[edit | edit source]

Talus appears only in Fallout.

References

  1. The Vault Dweller: "{1002}{}{Talus}"
    Rhombus: "{1102}{Rhom39a}{Talus is my second-in-command.}"
    (RHOMBUS.MSG)
  2. The Vault Dweller: "{144}{}{Tell me about Rhombus.}"
    Talus: "{147}{}{Rhombus is my best friend, mentor, idol, and father figure all combined into one. He's a little rough, but he has to be, to be in the position he's in.}"
    (TALUS.MSG)
  3. The Vault Dweller: ""
    Talus: "{123}{}{Well, I might be able to make an exception. You obviously have some good training. If you didn't you wouldn't have succeeded in that crazy quest the High Elder sent you on.}"
    The Vault Dweller: ""
    Talus: "{124}{}{Sometimes I don't know if he's trying to get help from the outside, or kill off the stupid. No offense. I'll tell you what. I'm sort of in a tight spot because the scouts I sent out a while back never returned.}"
    (TALUS.MSG)
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